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Managing Director
Beats By Girlz Global

About Beats By Girlz

Beats By Girlz is a 501(c)3 nonprofit working on gender equity in music production and technology. We do this work through global programming and regional chapter work including events, content development, educational programming, and community building for youth and adults.

 

Now in our 11th year, BBG has grown from a volunteer run organization to an organization with a staff of 8 people and has almost 40 chapters world wide. We partner and collaborate with artists, sister organizations, and partners including: Ableton, Splice, Native Instruments, Focusrite, Kimbra, Madame Gandhi, Bad Snacks, She Is The Music, Femme House, and more! You can learn more about Beats By Girlz at www.beatsbygirlz.org and on IG @beatsbygirlz.
 

Managing Director Position

The Managing Director oversees day-to-day operations, ensuring smooth functioning of BBG. They directly manage staff and oversee Chapter Development, Communications and Marketing, and administrative systems. Responsibilities include HR management, fostering a healthy workplace culture, supervising volunteers and interns, conducting staff meetings, and updating policies. The MD collaborates with the Executive Director, advising on vision and strategy. They may occasionally travel as a stand-in for the ED and serve on Board Subcommittees. 

 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provides inspiration, motivation, and guidance to staff in on 1x1 meetings and department meetings

  • Oversees staff – hiring and firing; weekly staff meetings; quarterly department reviews, and yearly staff self-evaluations and is the direct report for Director of Communications, Director of Chapter Development, Interns, and Volunteers

  • Operates all HR needs, including writing and posting job descriptions, recruiting candidates, and interviewing qualified candidates

  • Oversees all administrative systems (bookkeeping, Google Admin, insurance, etc.)

  • Maintains a staff handbook for procedures and culture

  • Helps assist ED on any special projects that require top management (this includes fundraising, travel to special events, hosting special events, relationships with special partners, etc.)

  • Runs Professional Development opportunities for staff twice a year, including the annual in person staff retreat and the annual remote staff retreat

 

Requirements:

  • 3+ years management or project management experience

  • Entrepreneurial spirit, self starter, ability to predict and solve problems before they occur – great a getting tasks done efficiently not matter the size

  • Excitement for leading a feminist non-profit organization and creating culture outside of the traditional confinements of patriarchy and hierarchical thinking

  • Must have great interpersonal and people skills

  • Outstanding writing and communication skills 

  • Great analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to anticipate problems ahead of time and solve them efficiently - Initiative 

  • Excellent at creating and maintaining systems that work for a global organization of people with many different cultural backgrounds

  • Proficient in Google Suite, AirTable

 

Additional Experience (admired but not required)

  • Deep passion for the music industry, music technology and production, and music education

  • Experience in admin, human resources, and/or project management

  • Equal parts business and creative thinker

  • Ability to read and write in multiple languages

  • Fundraising experience

  • Previous experience working for a music nonprofit or feminist organization

 

Perks Include

  • Free music software and hardware  

  • Paid domestic and international travel 

  • Development of network 

  • Flexible hours

  • Being a part of a fun, feminist org that’s making huge change in the music industry

 

This is a remote contract position starting at a rate of $35 per hour, negotiable based on experience, and requires 10-20 hours per week, with potential for growth into a full-time role as the company expands.

 

To Apply

To apply, please email hiring@beatsbygirlz.org with the subject Managing Director Application by August 10th, 2023 with your resume. 

 

BBG encourages applications from individuals belonging to diverse and marginalized groups. Research shows that women, LGBTQIA+, BIPOC, and other marginalized communities tend to apply for jobs only if they meet all the qualifications. However, meeting 100% of the qualifications is not necessary to apply for this position. BBG is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse community. We encourage individuals from the communities we serve, including people of color, people with disabilities, Native American and Indigenous people, LGBTQIA+ individuals, immigrants and refugees, and women, to apply. 

Contact

Questions?

Email: hiring@beatsbygirlz.org

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